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Assign importupload right to administrators on hsbwiki
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Hi, per community consensus ( https://hsb.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedija:Korčma&oldid=338638#Zaso_raz_woth.C5.82osowa.C4.87 , all active users supported this move), please assign the importupload userright to the local administrator group. Thanks!

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DerHexer created this task.Dec 2 2016, 3:26 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptDec 2 2016, 3:26 PM

Setting project to Wikimedia-Site-requests, as this request is about settings / configuration of a Wikimedia website.

For more information about how to request these kinds of changes, please see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requesting_wiki_configuration_changes

Restricted Application added subscribers: JEumerus, Matanya. · View Herald TranscriptDec 2 2016, 3:33 PM
Urbanecm claimed this task.EditedDec 2 2016, 8:03 PM
Urbanecm added a subscriber: Urbanecm.

A question. Why you need it? Sysops can import from enabled wikis by default (import flag). Maybe we can set up a list of wikis you want to import from instead of importing from XML directly. Importing XML files can be (and is) dangerous.

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Urbanecm triaged this task as Low priority.Dec 2 2016, 8:04 PM
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Vogone added a subscriber: Vogone.EditedDec 3 2016, 3:02 AM

+1, 'importupload' is not a right which should be assigned automatically to any administrator, since it requires a fair amount of technical skills besides community trust. Entire page histories can be messed up (no matter if intentionally or by accident); I would strongly discourage from implementing this and would indeed suggest considering to follow the suggestion above and add transwiki import sources instead.

Urbanecm closed this task as Declined.Dec 5 2016, 10:35 AM

Was discussed with the community (at the same page that was linked) and transwiki import will be used instead of importupload. Because this is another type of request a new ticket will be opened for it.